Michael J. “Mike” Saner, 77, of Dawsonville passed away on Tuesday October 8, 2019 at his residence.
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Mike was born December 30, 1941 in Red Oak, Iowa to the late John and Marian Saner. He lived in Roswell for 20 years and moved to Dawson County since 2008 having moved from Greensboro, GA. Mr. Saner was truly an entrepreneur beginning his career in sales with Motorola and going on to start and run several successful companies. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and was a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and was an avid Cornhuskers fan. Mike loved golf, spending time on the lake, and spending time with his 5 grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gary Saner.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Janice Saner, Dawsonville; daughters and son in law, Lisa and Eric Eichler, Cumming, Kim Cheek, Flowery Branch; grandchildren, Evan Eichler, Ada Eichler, Lila Cheek, Bo Cheek, Mikey Cheek; sisters and brothers in law, Cheryl and Bruce Burkland, Prairie City, Iowa, Linda and Frank Mason, Omaha, Nebraska, Denise Saner, Omaha, Nebraska; brother and sister in law, Tom and Peggy Saner, Overland Park, Kansas; and a number of other relatives.
A celebration of life will be held Monday October 14, 2019 at 2 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Fr. Brian Higgins will officiate.
Following the service, the family welcomes you to join them at the Chestatee Lodge for refreshments. Chestatee Lodge is located at 270 Night Fire Drive, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
The family will receive friends beginning at 1 o’clock Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.